Many initiatives have emerged since then, with the main goal of promoting new business ideas and startups by helping them grow into a big company. Arctic Startup is one such platform which is actively involved in such endeavors. Founded in 2007, Arctic Startup has been constantly working on providing the best ecosystem for startups and entrepreneurs in Finland and beyond. The upcoming Arctic15 is one such endeavor of the team behind Arctic Startup.
Arctic15 is an annual conference that brings together entrepreneurs, investors, corporate acquirers and international media to one place. This yearâs edition of Arctic15, happening on the 2 and 3 of June 2016 in Helsinki, Finland will include few of the well-known names from digital currency, fintech and information technology sectors. Not to mention an army of investors, both angel and venture capital.
Arctic15, the Startup and Entrepreneurship conference of the year is just a week away. The two-day conference aims to promote entrepreneurship by providing a platform for all the stakeholders in the global startup ecosystem to meet in one place.
The tickets for Arctic15 event is currently available here. We at NewsBTC, as a part of our support towards the international startup ecosystem (especially digital currency technology startups), are providing an opportunity to our reader to get their tickets at a discounted price. The discounted tickets can be availed at the following link.
Arctic15 has a lot of events spread across two action packed days. The events include Keynotes from the likes of Tim Draper from Draper Associates, Anne Riekki from Finnish Industry Investment, Jose Maria Garcia from Google, Marc Rouanne from Nokia, Marcos Battisti from Intel and more. Apart from the keynotes, the event has organized pitching sessions for startups, where they can present their product or the next big business idea to a group of investors, innovators and tech companies. The best startup pitch in the event will receive 50000 euros in investment from FIBAN and an additional 5000 eurosâ worth of services from Arctic Startup. The event will also include workshops and matchmaking opportunities where attendees can meet the speaker or an investor present at the Arctic15 event. More details about the Arctic15 event is available on the conference website.
Startups have been very instrumental in getting the digital currency sector so far, making them part of the mainstream industry domains. Now, these very startups are partnering with well-known businesses, few of which have been around even longer than the average age of the startup community itself. The world is currently riding on the startup wave, but it doesnât mean that the startups are getting things easily. These early stage companies, some of them started by first-time entrepreneurs, and those potential entrepreneurs with the next world-changing idea based on Bitcoin and blockchain technology need the right kind of support and mentorship by like-minded, experienced professionals who know the ins and outs of the startupsâ target industries.
Bitcoin and its underlying technology has been around for a bit more than 7 years. However, the digital currency did not become popular until late 2012. Once people started getting to know about Bitcoin, within monthsâ businesses built around this technology started cropping up. These prolific businesses were not part of big tech conglomerates or banking and financial giants, but startups.
Bitcoin Core Roadmap Unveils Signature Optimization Plan
Bitcoin Core developers released a new technology roadmap today that charts the project's planned transition from its current digital signature algorithm to a more advanced alternative.
Bitcoin Has Grown beyond Volatility Issues
The volatile nature of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has worked both ways. Traders peg their hopes on volatility to make money while those who prefer investing long-term dread the price fall.
Report: Bitcoin Social Media Scams Are On the Rise
The rise in popularity and price of bitcoin has led to greater instances of scams perpetrated through social media, according to a new report.
Released by ZeroFOX, the report categorizes these new
BATS Objects to Bitcoin ETF Ruling, Plans to Appeal Decision
BATS Global Markets, a global stock market exchange based in the US, plans to appeal the March 11 decision of the Securities Exchange Commission to turn down the approval of the Winklevoss twins’
Blockchain is Overhyped and Not Quite Applicable: VC Andrew Parker
Andrew Parker, a partner at Spark Capital, a New York-based venture capital firm which transformed various early-stage startups including Twitter, Tumblr, Stack Exchange and Foursquare into
Forking is Easy, Maintaining Bitcoin Unlimited is Hard: Andreas Antonopoulos
Bitcoin and security expert Andreas Antonopoulos noted that the execution of a hard fork solution like Bitcoin Unlimited isn’t necessarily the difficult stage of development. The challenging task is
Canadian Regulator: Blockchain & Fintech Needs Open Data Access for Development
Canada’s largest securities regulator has stated that open access to data is fundamental to developing fintech solutions like blockchain technology, in a white paper, reports Reuters.
(+) Investment Recommendations: March 23rd
Bitcoin, Daily Chart
The long-term picture is still clearly positive for the most popular cryptocurrency, despite the recent volatile correction. The major trend channel is still in play, with